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NAC to Introduce Global Network of Experts
Today, the phone you hold in your hand can accomplish what once required a room full of mainframe computers. The evolution of technology and expertise over time has made this computing power possible – in one place, at your fingertips.
So too has NAC International honed its consulting expertise in every aspect of the nuclear fuel cycle. You can now find more than 300 years of expertise and experience in the nuclear fuel cycle in one place: on NAC International’s new interactive tool featuring our global “network of experts.”
The NAC team looks forward to in-person meetings with industry leaders, colleagues, and friends while exhibiting at the Decommissioning Strategy Forum, Nov. 1-2 and Radwaste Summit, Nov. 3-5, both at the J.W. Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa in Summerlin, Nevada.
George Vaughan, NAC Vice President of Business Development, and Mike Miller, NAC LPT Director of Business Development, hosted booth #119 for the ANS Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo in Marco Island, FL, from Aug. 8-11. This was the first conference at which NAC representatives have exhibited in person since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Peachtree Corners, GA, June 9, 2021 – The Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) has announced the appointment of Mike McMahon as a representative from NAC International and of manufacturing and service companies in the U.S. nuclear energy sector. Committee members will provide advice to the U.S. Commerce Secretary on the development and administration of programs and policies to expand U.S. nuclear exports.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently approved an amendment to NAC’s MAGNASTOR Certificate of Compliance (CoC) which further expedites used fuel loading at decommissioning sites. Effective Dec. 7, 2020, the amendment supports NAC in developing efficient fuel-specific loading patterns, optimally combining older/cooler with newer/hotter assemblies in the storage canister. Additional hardware options to effectively tailor loading approaches for challenging plant layouts and situations are also included in the amendment.
Beginning in 2016, NAC cooperated with U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Atomic Energy of Canada, Ltd (AECL) to transport 115 shipments of highly enriched uranium (HEU) liquid from the Chalk River Laboratories in Ontario, Canada to the Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina.
NAC International (NAC) held its annual Spent Fuel Academy training seminar Feb. 2-4, 2021 marking the first time the seminar was fully virtual. Last year NAC successfully relaunched the training seminar in response to renewed interest and inquiries from technical and quality professionals in the industry.
NAC LPT launched its new website on January 12 to match the company’s mission of offering world-class Logistics, Packing, and Transportation services.
Tackling the challenges of decommissioning a nuclear plant: This was the principal issue addressed by an Oct. 29 expert panel led by NAC President and CEO Kent Cole at the Reuters Decommissioning and Used Fuel and Strategy virtual conference. The panel discussion, titled The Future of Decommissioning: The Utility Perspective, was one of the event’s opening sessions.